Archive for March 17th, 2020

March 17th, 2020 - 5:13 pm § in Politics

It’s spring break!

The beaches in Clearwater, Florida, on March 17, 2020. The GOP governor refused to close them. Enjoy this virtual sun from wherever you’re sheltering in place. But don’t wish you were there. Wish these people weren’t there. (NBC News photo; read story here.)[...]

March 17th, 2020 - 1:43 am § in America

St. Patty’s Day: Why is the Medal of Honor so IRISH?

“Of the 3,515 Medals of Honor awarded by the United States, some 2,018 have gone to Irish-Americans, according to Patrick McDermot of Irish Veterans Post 2, created in Tampa in 2017.” Perhaps there are lessons here for today’s immigrant-haters. And yes, America’s highest award for combat[...]